History

  • Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, Date, History, Causes, Effects

    The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, a dark chapter in India's colonial history, remains etched in the collective memory even after 105 years. On April 13, 1919, a large peaceful gathering formed at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Baisakhi to protest against...

    Last updated on May 26th, 2024 02:09 pm
  • Civil Disobedience Movement, Causes, Impacts, Limitations

    A pivotal moment in the Indian Nationalist movement was the civil disobedience movement.  The Civil Disobedience Movement began with Mahatma Gandhi's well-known Dandi March. Gandhi set out on foot from the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on March 12, 1930, with...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 12:11 am
  • Vaikom Satyagraha Started 100 Years Ago, Background and Aftermath

    Context: This year commemorates the centenary of the Vaikom Satyagraha, a landmark event in the history of social reform movements in India that began on March 30, 1924. Vaikom Satyagraha The Vaikom Satyagraha, initiated on March 30, 1924, in the...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 04:11 pm
  • Mughal Empire List (1526 -1857), Timeline Order with Years

    Mughal Emperors Between the middle of the 1500s and the beginning of the 1700s, the Mughal Empire ruled over almost the entire Indian subcontinent. It extended from the northern Afghanistan, Kashmir, and Indus River Basin boundaries in the north to...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 02:57 pm
  • Quit India Movement 1942, Phases, Causes, Impact and Outcomes

    The Quit India Movement started on August 8, 1942, also known as the August Kranti Movement, calling for the end of British rule in India at the All India Congress Committee’s session in Bombay. It is an important topic of...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 04:12 pm
  • History of Sati Pratha, Origin, Historical Context and Abolition

    Sati Pratha Sati Pratha, a practice steeped in the historical traditions of India, once prevailed in certain communities where widowed women would immolate themselves on their husband's funeral pyre. This archaic ritual, though condemned by many, found justification among some...

    Published On March 18th, 2024
  • Arya Samaj History, Short Notes, Features and Significance

    Arya Samaj Arya Samaj is a Hindu reform movement founded by Swami Dayananda Saraswati on April 10th, 1875 in Bombay, India. The Arya Samaj movement aimed to promote the ideals of truthfulness (satya), righteousness (dharma), and the Vedas as the...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 04:27 pm
  • Bardoli Satyagraha, History, Features, Leaders, Significance, Criticism

    Bardoli Satyagraha Bardoli Satyagraha organized Sardar Vallabhai Patel in 1928 to defend the Bardoli peasants against arbitrary tax increases during the Indian Independence War. A peaceful uprising against British rule in India was attempted by Indian peasants during the Bardoli...

    Last updated on May 26th, 2024 02:07 pm
  • Indian National Army, History, Role of Subhas Chandra Bose

    Indian National Army The Indian National Army (INA), also known as Azad Hind Fauj, was a military force formed during World War II to secure India's independence from British rule in 1942. The INA was closely associated with the charismatic...

    Last updated on May 28th, 2024 12:10 am
  • Non Cooperation Movement, Causes, Effects, Significance

    What is Non Cooperation Movement? Mahatma Gandhi organized the Non-Cooperation Movement from 1920-1922, to persuade the British government of India to grant India Swaraj or self-rule. Non-Cooperation Movement was one of Gandhi's earliest planned instances of the widespread Civil Disobedience...

    Last updated on May 26th, 2024 02:06 pm